Walking can help you keep healthy and active. Meet new people and feel great by joining your local walk 'n' talk group.

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Programme

Beckenham

Where: South Christchurch Library, corner of Colombo Street and Hunter Terrace(external link), Beckenham.

When: 1pm Thursday.

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

February
Walk and welcome
14  Walk
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Turanga: Central Library – Meet outside the main entrance of Turanga at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
28  Walk
March
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
14  Walk
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Nga Puna Wai – Meet at the carpark at the end of Augustine Drive in Nga Puna Wai at 1pm or carpool from the South Library at 12.30pm
28  Walk
April
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Travel Stories
11   Walk
18  Walk
25   Anzac Day
May
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Avon Estuary – Meet on the corner Beatty Street and Estuary Road at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
9   Walk
16  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Energy Action
23   Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Halswell Quarry – Meet in the first Carpark near the Cottage off Kennedys Bush Rd at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
June
Walk
13  Walk
20 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki/Te Reo
27  Walk
July
Walk and morning tea

Fendalton

Where: Fendalton Library, corner Jeffreys and Clyde Roads(external link). All walks leave from Fendalton Library unless specified and are approximately 30 minutes long on the flat.

When: 10am Thursday

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

January
31 Welcome back to walking
February
7 Walk
14 Walk
21 Walk
28 Walk (last walk session that the Fendalton Library will
be open)
March
7 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
14 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
21 Walk - Meet at the Botanical Gardens - Information centre
28 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
April
4 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
11 Walk - Meet at Bishopdale Library
18 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
25 No walk - ANZAC Day
May
2 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
9 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
16 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
23 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
30 Walk - Meet at Tūranga Central Library
June
6 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
13 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
20 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
27 Walk - Meet at Jeffreys Reserve Jeffreys Road
July
4 Walk - Final week of the Term

Halswell

Where: Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre – Halswell Library(external link)

When: 10am Monday

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

February
4 Walk and welcome
11  Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Turanga: Central Library – Meet outside the main entrance of Turanga at 10.00am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
25  Walk
March
4 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
11  Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Te Hapua: Halswell Library
25  Walk
April
1 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Fisher to Waltham – Meet at South Library on Columbo St at 10am or carpool from Halswell Library at 9.30am
Walk
15  Walk
22  Easter Monday
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Nga Puna Wai – Meet at the carpark at the end of Augustine Drive in Nga Puna Wai at 10.00am
May
6 Walk
13  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Energy Action
20  Walk
27  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Avon Estuary – Meet on the corner of Beatty Street and Estuary Road at 10.00am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
June
3 Queen’s Birthday
10  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Addington – Meet at the corner of Dickens Street and Poulson St at 10.00am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
17  Walk
24  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki/Te Reo
July
1 Walk and morning tea

Linwood

Where: Linwood Union Church, corner of Tilford Street and Linwood Ave(external link), Linwood.

When: 10am Wednesday.

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

February
13  Walk and welcome
20 Walk 
27 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Turanga: Central Library – Meet outside the main entrance of Turanga at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Church at 9.30am
March
Walk
13  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Union Church at 9.30am
20 Walk
27  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Avon Estuary – Meet on the corner Beatty Street and Estuary Road at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Union Church at 9.30am
April
Walk
10  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Board
17 Walk
24 Walk
May
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Energy Action
8 Walk 
15 Walk
22  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Addington – Meet at the corner of Dickens St and Poulson St at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Union Church at 9.30am
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Living in Sweden
June
Walk
12  Walk 
19 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki/Te Reo
26 Walk
July
3   Walk and morning tea

New Brighton

Where: The New Brighton Library(external link), Marine Parade, New Brighton.

When: 10am Monday.

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Papanui

Where: Papanui Library(external link)Corner Langdons and Restell Street, Papanui

When: 10am Wednesday 

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.